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Shiskine

22 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
3 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
Shiskine is a self catering holiday apartment in the small and quiet crofting community of Aultgrishan, 8 miles north of Gairloch, right on the coast, with stunning views over The Minch to the Isle of Skye, The Shiant Isles, and the Isles of Harris and Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. There is access to the sandy beach just behind the house. The apartment will provide you with a little bit of luxury for your stay. The two ensuite bedrooms are furnished with handmade rustic furniture made from reclaimed wood and include king size beds and luxury white egyptian cotton bedding. Each room also has a Freeview HD TV. Each ensuite is tiled, with white WC, handbasin, heated towel rail and shower. The lounge area includes a leather sofa and armchair,, a pine farmhouse table and chairs, Freeview TV ...Shiskine is a self catering holiday apartment in the small and quiet crofting community of Aultgrishan, 8 miles north of Gairloch, right on the coast, with stunning views over The Minch to the Isle of Skye, The Shiant Isles, and the Isles of Harris and Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. There is access to the sandy beach just behind the house. The apartment will provide you with a little bit of luxury for your stay. The two ensuite bedrooms are furnished with handmade rustic furniture made from reclaimed wood and include king size beds and luxury white egyptian cotton bedding. Each room also has a Freeview HD TV. Each ensuite is tiled, with white WC, handbasin, heated towel rail and shower. The lounge area includes a leather sofa and armchair,, a pine farmhouse table and chairs, Freeview TV and DVD player (and selection of DVDs). There is also a large entrance foyer to the apartment which can be used for storage, boots etc, and has a washing machine. More details of the apartment and area can be found on our website. Your rental includes all electricity and heating, towels and bedlinen, and a selection of complimentary toiletries. Perfect for photographers - landscapes, seascapes, wildlife, beautiful sunsets.......all on your doorstep. Also for hiking, cycling, beach activities, boat trips, kayaking...... Scottish Natural Heritage have designated this area as one of Scotland's National Scenic Areas, and it is also a Marine Protection Area. Here you can enjoy the wildlife, the spectacular views, wide open spaces and big dark starry skies - a place to 'get away from it all'..... if it's peace and quiet you are after you can be sure to find it here. Come and relax, refresh and recharge. More
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About the Owner
Mark L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2016
Interaction with guests
As we live on the ground floor of the property we are usually around each day and so can help if you have any queries or need information or help.
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Reviewed 29 April 2019

What a lovely place! We were a little skeptical about the 'private beach' but it was amazing! A little steep getting to it (especially coming back after a few whiskies!) but it's fantastic. My three year old made it easily, so its not that bad!...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank RossK261
Shiskine1, VR Owner at Shiskine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2019

Thank you for this review Ross. Glad that the beach lived up to your expectations, and tjat you enjoyed your stay here. It would be lovely to see you all again.... thanks for staying with us.

Reviewed 28 April 2019

What a fantastic apartment in the most beautiful setting, we had our own private beach which was huge . The garden was lovely and watching the sunset over Lewis was wonderful. Gairloch itself is a beautiful place we did some lovely walks here and the...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Lisa K
Shiskine1, VR Owner at Shiskine, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2019

Thank you for this lovely review Lisa. It was great to meet you all and we are so pleased you enjoyed your time here, even if you ran our of time and didn't get your cycling in lol! Hope to see you again, Mark &...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2019

Luxury bedding and hand made bedroom furniture, with an excellent shower and towels. Wonderful views and excellent birdwatching. The area around Gairloch is sublime, Shiskine is the perfect location .

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank 932kathryny
Shiskine1, VR Owner at Shiskine, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2019

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your visit. It was lovely to meet you both and hope to see you again next time you are up this way!

Reviewed 15 February 2019

A bright apartment with great views towards Skye. We were aware from a previous review and the site photos that the views aren't visible when in the lounge area, so weren't disappointed by that. Instead you can look out from the windows next to the...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Kath W
Shiskine1, VR Owner at Shiskine, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2019

Thank you very much for your helpful review Kath. It was lovely to meet you and have you all stay at Shiskine and I'm glad that you were able to explore and enjoy the area despite the blustery weather! You must come back for relaxation...More

Reviewed 3 January 2019

A wonderful magical place to stay, with a secret beach and amazing walks. We had stormy weather which made the streams look amazing in the bracken, warm blue sky days and saw the Northern Lights while a stag was roaring in the garden. Beautiful apartment...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Sunshine154978
Shiskine1, VR Owner at Shiskine, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Thank you for your review Sarah. So glad you enjoyed Shiskine. It was lovely to meet you and look forward to seeing you and your family in the future.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Water Views
Freezer
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
Shiskine is situated in the small crofting community of Aultgrishan, 8 miles north of Gairloch, on the Wester Ross coast. A beautiful drive from Gairloch along the spectacular coastline. From here you can look over The Minch to the Isle of Skye, The Shiant Isles, and the Isles of Harris and Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. The village of Gairloch has hotels and restaurants with bars, convenience stores, churches, petrol station, doctors's surgery and many other facilities.
Getting around
We are in a remote area of the Scottish Highlands and a car is essential.
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